2014 Porsche 911 GT3 – Review

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 – Review
01 Apr 2013

The Porsche 911 is one of the most popular lineup by the German automaker Porsche and was first introduced in 1963. The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 lineup offered a number of high performance vehicle to the market, and recently at the 2013 Geneva auto show, the Porsche made a new and perfect addition to the lineup as “GT3” as a 2014 model.

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Car Review 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 First Look

As compared to the models that will be replaced by the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is much lighter and is loaded with a number of unique, appealing and technological advance features making it a “WOW” in its segment.

A detailed review of the 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is as follows.

Exterior

Like its former models, the latest 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 also receives a stunning and redesigned and new exterior look and features. The focal point of the Porsche was to reduce the weight of this model in the comparison with its former models. The new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is built on the same hybrid steel aluminum platform used for the 911Carrera current generation.

The new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is a bit wider and carry a sportier look with the addition of the new and larger fixed rear wing. The new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 sits on 20 inch alloy wheels, stylish and appealing headlamps and a complete body kit of stunning curves. The new car measures a length of 117 inches, 73 inches of width and 49 inches height.

Interior

The interior of the new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is also very complementing that suits the exterior charm of the car. The car is equipped with Recaro sport seats, intensive use of Alcantara and a three spoke steering wheel. Porsche claimed that they will offer a Clubsport package as an optional feature to the latest 2014 Porsche 911 GT3.

Though, much detail about the interior and exterior of the new 911 GT3 are not yet revealed but on the basis of the previous models of 911 and especially the 911 Carrera, it is expected that the interior will definitely be technologically advanced and comfortable.

Engine and Performance

Porsche fixed a water cooled 3.8 liter six cylinder engine under the hood of the latest 2014 Porsche 911 GT3. The engine is able to make 475 horsepower and a torque of 324 pound feet.

The rear wheel drive model has a top speed of 195mph that can push the car from 0-60 mph in just 3.3 seconds. For the first time, Porsche used its seven speed dual clutch transmission PDK system that send the power producing by the engine to the rear wheel via advanced high traction rear wheel drive system. The new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is a very comfortable and fast car offering a race car like handling and so it is the choice of real drivers.

Pricing

The new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 will hit the floors in the late 2013 in the United states and is expected to have a starting price of $130,400. A pretty much reasonable price for such a luxurious and fastest car.

Competitors

In different eras, Porsche faced a tough competition from lots of cars however it usually considers a competition from top notch auto brands and so is the case of the new 2014 Porsche 911 GT3.

The GT3 will have to compete Mercedes SLS AMG GT equipped with a 6.3L V8 engine makes 591hp and 479lb ft torque and pushes the car from 0-60mph in 3.7 seconds and the Ferrari 458 Italia with 4.5L V8 engine makes 570hp and pushes the car from 0-60mph in just 3.4 seconds.

Pros

  • Powerful and easy handling as compared to other models
  • Unique PDK transmission system
  • Lighter in weight

Cons

  • Low power generation as compared to the serious competitors
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